The lower mainland of British Columbia has some amazing cities and yacht clubs to offer to locals and visitors combined. Yachtsmen and yachtswomen alike can drive only a short distance to sport their days away easily at these local yacht clubs in Vancouver and around the Greater Vancouver area, including Richmond, White Rock, and Port Moody.
Yacht Clubs in White Rock
Crescent Beach Yacht Club is located at the Crescent Beach Marina at the western end of White Rock. This is a private members’ club and is usually accepting new members. They have a beautiful view of the Crescent Beach area, nearby islands, and have wonderful food as well.
- 12555 Crescent Rd, Surrey, BC V4A 2P2
- Website: https://www.cbyc.info/
Yacht Clubs in Delta
Ladner Yacht Club has been around since 1958, and is located on the Fraser River near Ladner Village. The club marina accommodates 100 vessels, with about half of that being moored by 50 members at the marina, while the rest of the slips are available to the public for rent.
- 5011 River Rd, Delta, BC V4K 1S7
- Website: http://www.ladneryachtclub.ca/
Yacht Clubs in Richmond
Richmond Yacht Club is on the Fraser River (Middle Arm) in Richmond, which is south of Vancouver. This club marina offers moorage in fresh water, reciprocal moorage, a program for both cruising and social outings, and a lounge and clubhouse. Richmond Yacht Club allows both members and guests.
- 7471 River Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 2W4
- Website: http://www.richmondyachtclub.ca/index.html
Yacht Clubs in Port Moody
For renting yachts, Freedom Boat Club Port Moody is a full service marina where members can reserve a boat online on any particular day they choose, then get in the boat and go (return it and walk away without maintenance/repairs, storage costs, cleaning, or insurance to pay). It is located in eastern Vancouver Harbour, only a several-minute drive from Indian Arm.
- Reed Point Marina, 850 Barnet Hwy, Port Moody, BC V3H1V6
- Website: http://freedomboatclub.com/locations/166-Vancouver-bc/
Top Yacht Clubs in Vancouver
Royal Vancouver Yacht Club is a reciprocal visitors (with current membership card) and private club. Founded in 1903 (only 17 years after Vancouver incorporated), there are currently over 2,500 members (active, associate, intermediate, post-secondary, & junior members), plus thousands more non-resident, affiliate spouses, special, honorary, honorary life, and life members. The fleet has more than 450 sailing yachts plus over 800 power yachts moored around the Vancouver area, including Coal Harbour and Jericho Stations.
- 3811 Point Grey Rd, Vancouver, BC V6R 1B3
- Website: http://www.royalvan.com/
False Creek Yacht Club is in downtown Vancouver and is overlooking False Creek. This is a top class marina with a fantastic clubhouse, great views, and has sailing and power vessels. False Creek has 250 members includes social activities plus water-based structured activities as well.
- 1661 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1N3
- Website: http://fcyc.com/
Yacht Clubs in West Vancouver
West Vancouver Yacht Club is known for its cruising and sail education for all ages. They have competition, membership, racing events, and sail programs.
- 5854 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC, V7W 2S2
- Website: http://www.wvyc.ca/
Eagle Harbour Yacht Club is thought of as a friendly yacht club, and was founded in 1969 as a non-profit. Eagle Harbour provides training and development for members and youth for boating and sailing, as well as promoting competitive sailing with good sportsmanship.
- 5750 Eagle Harbour Rd, West Vancouver, BC V7W 1P5
- Website: http://www.ehyc.org/
Yacht Clubs in North Vancouver
Burrard Yacht Club is located in North Vancouver and has over 300 members. With both sailing and power vessels (25’-60’ long on average), they have secure moorage, community service and social activities, insurance availability for vessels, boating activities, and reciprocal moorage.
- 10 Gostick Pl, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3G3
- Website: http://www.burrardyachtclub.com/